Posts Tagged ‘Modele “Modi ” Oyewole’

Observations From Trillectro: A Lethargic Glizzy, A Surprise Fat Trel, and Part of a Wale Show

It seemed like D.C. didn't know what to make of last year's Trillectro Music Festival. Curated by bloggers Modele "Modi" Oyewole, Quinn Coleman, and Marcel Marshall, Trillectro was the first of its kind for the region—a rare event where hipsters and hip-hop heads converged.
The crowds may have been more ready for this year's festival, having absorbed round after round of Trillectro [...]

DC to BC: Yes, Trillectro Is a Local Festival, Too

Half of the lineup booked for tomorrow’s Trillectro music festival represents the D.C. area. But it’s not clear whether the festival’s target audience knows that.
“If you go online you'll see that people don't think there's a lot of talent from D.C. on the bill,” says Quinn Coleman (aka DJ Spicoli), a member of the promotion [...]

DMV Beats, Jumbo Edition: Farma Wesley, “Washington Slizzards,” and RIP Smash Taylor

Farma Wesley

Here's what we know about Farma Wesley: He's from Woodbridge but claims Liberian heritage; he's got a righteous high-top fade; he says he's got a mixtape called Farmageddon coming in May; and his Golden Era-influenced rhyme style bends toward extended metaphor and personal revelation. "White girl upset when I don't text her/She talk too [...]

Trillectro Returns! Second Fest Planned for August

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As I've said before, last year's first Trillectro Festival was a great look for D.C. Organizers Modele "Modi" Oyewole, Quinn Coleman, and Marcel Marshall quickly put together a well-rounded festival of local and national musicians at the Fairgrounds in Southeast. Yeah, it rained, but no one seemed [...]

Why Trillectro Was a Great Look for D.C.

First off, the guy in this video was the most trill dude at Trillectro Festival, at least from what I saw. He mostly danced by himself, and yes, that is a feather duster in his hand. No, I don't know why he danced with a duster. But he seemed to have a great time, and that's [...]

Goodlife Tuesdays, D.C.’s Most Eclectic Weekly, Turns 1

Sweat builds the bridges that people can't. Bottle-service fist-pumpers who love hard electro kings Swedish House Mafia, Nike Foamposite-wearing hustlers who love Rick Ross, and Phoenix-loving indie kids are all regular sights at "Goodlife Tuesdays," a weekly party at downtown hot spot Recess. Thrown by local promoters Rock Creek Social Club, the city's most eclectic weekly celebrates its first anniversary [...]

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